Social Enterprise Register

Tendering Opportunities for Social Enterprise / SMEs

Posted in: Tenders

Below are some selected  future contract and tender opportunities that may be of interest to social enterprise / third sector organisations to apply for either individually or in partnership with each other or private sector organisations. Where possible we will include opportunities that contain a Community Benefits approach. You may be required to register at the linked to websites to view the full information or to register an interest.

If you have any tenders that you wish to publicise please email [email protected]


SC1617-0062 Provision of Local Bus Services in Stirling Area - Stirling Council

Provision of local bus sercies in the Stirling area. CPV: 60112000, 60112000, 60112000

Deadline Date: 20/02/2017 at 14:00

Tender for Climate Challenge Fund Evaluation & Final Report - Auchenback Active

Auchenback Active is looking to contract an organisation to undertake an evaluation of their Climate Challenge Fund and complete a Final Report. Interviews scheduled for Tuesday 31st January.
Please see links for more information:

Deadline: 27/01/17 at 16:00

Consultancey Services to Provide a Charette Led Regeneration Framework for Kincardine, Fife - The Coalfields Regeneration Trust

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT) wishes to procure a Regeneration Framework for Kincardine, Fife that will establish the following:

  • A coherent shared vision for the future socio economic sustainability of the settlement of Kincardine, Fife.
  • A range of regeneration investment opportunities that will contribute positively to the future socio economic sustainability of the towns. These will include investment opportunities associated with the development and improvement of key sites and premises, and also opportunities for investment in the public realm and infrastructure. These regeneration investment opportunities will cover a time period of up to ten years;
  • A set of Development Briefs that will inform future development and other initiatives associated with place making in Kincardine that will deliver benefits of increased civic pride and increased attractiveness to the local community and investors;
  • A clear and robust Delivery Plan and associated Investment Strategy for regeneration investment in Kincardine. This should include details of funding sources and phasing and should be based around priorities for action, including a series of ‘early wins’ that can be delivered within 12-18 months from the date of the community endorsing the Framework.The Kincardine Regeneration Framework will comprise a collection of documents and reports to be delivered through this Commission and described in more detail in Schedule 2.

Deadline: 30/01/17

Framework Agreement for Provision of Care at Home Services - Perth & Kinross Council

Community benefits are included in this requirement. As part of the Award Criteria, Tenderers will be asked to provide a statement describing the benefits to the local community that a care at home service offers.

Framework Agreement for the provision of care at home for adults who are resident in Perth and Kinross and eligible for community care services for services commissioned by the Council under Option 3, Self-directed Support. Service providers will be directly commissioned by the Council.
The Council, along with service users and Providers, wishes to operate an outcome based approach to the purchase and provision of care at home services. Outcome-focused services aim to achieve the goals, aspirations or priorities of the individuals and offer a more flexible way of delivering care to support people to live independently at home for longer.

Deadline: 24/02/17 at 12:00

Business Gateway Services for Lanarkshire - North Lanarkshire Council

Community benefits are included in this requirement. The Service Provider and its supply chain will be required to actively participate in the achievement of social, environmental and/or sustainability policy objectives relating to local regeneration, social and economic growth, recruitment, employment and training and supply chain initiatives.

The provision of Business Gateway Services based on the development of expertise within the Lanarkshire business community through group and one-to-one training and related interventions; leading to economic development and improvement of the local economy.

Deadline: 30/01/17 at 12:00

Social security systems based on dignity and respect - Equality and Human Rights Commission

The aims of this project are:

  • To provide EHRC Scotland with evidence on aspects of social security systems elsewhere that offer examples of best practice and could be said to be founded on the principles of dignity and respect.
  • To provide evidence on how these mechanisms have been devised, implemented and measured elsewhere, and how these could potentially be applied to Scotland’s new social security system.

Deadline: 02/02/17 ta 13:00

Design Team for Letham Community Wellbeing Hub Refurbishment - Perth & Kinross Council

Tenderers will be asked to provide details of Community Benefits which they could provide as part of the contract.

Perth and Kinross Council are seeking to appoint a multi-disciplinary Design Team for a project which will regenerate and transform the existing Letham Recreation Centre into a vibrant Community Wellbeing Hub. A description and background information for the project is contained within the ITT.
This tender is for the services of the Design Team only. Appointment of a cost consultant and works contractor will be undertaken separately.

Deadline: 03/02/17 at 12:00

Film practitioner, InsideFilm, HMPYOI Polmont - Falkirk Community Trust

We require a film practitioner to plan, create and deliver an introduction to film education and to encourage creative responses to film in Her Majesty’s Prison and Young Offenders Institute (HMPYOI) Polmont in association with Falkirk Community Trust (FCT) Libraries.
InsideFilm is an FCT Libraries project, as part of an innovative pilot initiative run by the Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC) and funded by Creative Scotland to increase opportunities for the enjoyment, understanding and involvement in film for people in HMPYOI Polmont.
HMPYOI Polmont is Scotland’s national holding facility for male young offenders aged between 16 - 21 years of age and women of all ages.
The practitioner should have:

  • Experience of work with diverse and challenging participants and / or with young people
  • Experience in motivating and developing participants’ social skills
  • Experience and skills in encouraging others to express themselves creatively
  • Skills, knowledge and experience of working with film
  • Experience and skills in planning, evaluating and reporting back on projects
  • Excellent communication and team-working skills
  • Experience of project working

This post requires Enhanced Disclosure checks.

Deadline: 07/02/17 at 17:00

Framework Agreement for Day Support Services for Adults with Learning Disabilities - The City of Edinburgh Council

Framework Agreement to enable contracts to be placed with a wide range of providers for day support services for adults with learning disabilities.

Tenderers will be required to propose community benefits directly related to contract award. The equivalent monetary value of the community benefits must be estimated by the tenderer and the tenderer must explain how the delivery of the benefits will be monitored and reported to the Council.

Deadline: 14/02/17 at 14:00